In anticipation of Ian McEwan's forthcoming Machines Like Me, I look at his 2016 Nutshell, a book with a premise that once put me off but which, it turns out, I loved.
Paul reviews Valeria Luiselli's 2019 novel Lost Children Archive, recently longlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction.
Paul review's Juan Gabriel Vásquez's The Shape of the Ruins, translated from the Spanish by Anne McLean. This book was recently longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize.
Paul reviews The Unauthorised Biography of Ezra Maas, by -- perhaps -- Daniel James.
It's been nearly a quarter century since I read anything by Stephen King. I tried his most recent, The Outsider, to see if he and I could come back together.
Ryan O’Neill: Their Brilliant Careers: The Fantastic Lives of Sixteen Extraordinary Australian Writers
Paul reviews Ryan O'Neill's Their Brilliant Careers: The Fantastic Lives of Sixteen Extraordinary Australian Writers.
Paul reviews Ófeigur Sigurðsson's Öræfi: The Wasteland, translated from the Icelandic by Lytton Smith.
Paul reviews Jen Craig's 2015 novella, Panthers and the Museum of Fire.
Trevor reviews David Grann's latest, The White Darkness, a look at Henry Worsley and his polar exploration.
Paul reviews this year's Man Booker Prize winning novel, Milkman, by Anna Burns.